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townhouse fire. from prince news george's county. a 5-year-olded died hours after fire through her home.
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was first on carrington court in capitol heights. tom arouse the is live. -- tom roussey is live. >> the fire department says around 4:30 this afternoon the the first level the duplex.side of it spread to the second. hour they have not -- they could not it out without pulling them out. i started screaming. help. >> there was smoke in the air. i saw flames bursting out the windows. the fire department had to two kids from the home. >> they carried her on their out.der >> soon the chaos turned to concerned. this will men lived in the other
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duplex that bird. -- this woman lived in the the duplex that burned it. was ok, buther son neighborhood kids were not as fortunate. the15-year-old teen and passed away,hat 24-year-old father also burned but made it out ok. >> it is devastating right now. the home and is related to the victims. >> all i can do is pray for them. grew up in the home. >> you see a house he grew up in life look like that. boy rescuedar-old still in critical condition
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tonight. he is hanging on. 's father isirl wascted to survive but he burned as well. far as the precious little girl that passed away, neighbors hard.king it very very cute andas bike around and goodbye to every -- and say to everybody. they cannot believe she is gone. >> we are following a developing been shote a man has to death inside of a home. spent theetectives on the scene conducting the investigation. remembrance for a local family a young woman disappears and is found dead child to dayher care. the killer remains on the loose. family and friends gathered at the day care center where she last seen.
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autria godfrey with the story of a family's heartbreak. >> the family just wants answers. they supposed to heal while still searching for the killer. both friends and family turned out tonight. sobs filled the streets as friends and families gathered to ips and phill last spot she was seen alive. sister can barely talk through tears as she remembers her best friend. makee worked so hard to her kids were happy. she had just completed school, landed a new job was buying a car. when family found out police body dumped in a were not words to
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describe the disbelief. >> it is so unreal. is like we are in a nightmare. >> several recall stories of her generosity. she brought my son a pair of jeans. man about buying a dropping off her at day care on monday morning. apartment was found ransacked but so far no arrests made.een her father once to know who took that lit up his life. >> i would like to know what did she do to you? >> the family is struggling to arrangements. she did not have life insurance. togetherds came the white house days the horrifying attack at a wisconsin temple.
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leaders held a candlelight vigil. a setup -- a sample -- a similar held in at silver spring. fbi investigators have determined the gun man died of a inflicted gunshot wound to the head after being shot by police. originally they believed he had by police.o death three remained hospitalized in tonight.condition now the showdown over gambling moves on to the house.d state that is where a special session will get under way. they want to build a casino at the national harbour. the building will allow for be open 24 hours a day seven days a week. it will move to a ballot referendum if it passes. on storm watch as we keep
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eye on the potential weather-related problems the week.in >> right now it is humid outside. in the air. 79 degrees outside of the weather center. still 81 att national. quantico. 74 in fredericksburg. there is some ran across pennsylvania and pittsburgh, lehigh valley.he stormse chance of but a much better chance on friday. is your thursday forecast. 69-76 and partly sunny and muggy when you wake up. a nice change for the weekend. we will highlight that in a few minutes. the rug out from
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us.r coming up, the showdown over your power. that came out of a meeting lasting pepco. a mug shot making big headlines tonight. i got the chance to start my own business. i know what it's ke to hire people and to make ends meet. from those experiences, i had the chance of running the olympics. the games were in real trouble. there'd been way too much spending. and in massachusetts i found a budget that was badly out of balance.
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our legislature was 85% democrat. and every one of the four years i was governor, we balanced the budget. i want to use those experiences to help americans have a better future. we believe in our future. we believe in ourselves. we believe the gatest days of america are ahead. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >> our local battleground state virginia takes center stage for the white house. planning new evens in the area. mitt romney is scheduling a a bus tour while joe biden will be to southwestern tuesday andt wednesday. a new poll shows barack obama a 4% a lead over mitt romney. release of this comes as both candid it's spent the day in the western u.s. >> my sister and i lost my mother to cancer when she was 52
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old. she got to meet michele but she got a chance to meet her or watch thems up. his reference to his death while targeting female voters in colorado. he accused republicans of away women'srip health benefits. both campaigns to view women as voting block to this fall. newers andipper business people around the some point at america will become like greece spain or italy, or like california -- >> mitt romney spend the day in iowa talking about the economy. he targeted the president's failed promise that the stimulus would keep unemployment under 8%. have a story that might make your stomach turn.
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and the mug shot getting national attention. [ obama ] i'm barack obama and i approve this message.
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i think mitt romney's really out of touch
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with the average woman's health issues... this is not the 1950s. contraception is so important to women... it's about a woman being able to make decisions... i don't remember anyone as extreme as romney... i'll cut off funding to planned parenthood. i don'think mitt romney can even understand the mindset of someone who has to go to planned parenthood. planned parenthood. we're going to get rid of that. i think romney would definitely drag us back...
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>> new at 11:00. detectives issued an alert for this man. he may be responsible for at least four bank robberies. surveillance video captured it the capital one bank in district heights. police are offering a $1,000 for any information that leads to an arrest. the showdown over your power reliability. it was prince george's county residents venting their frustrations at pepco after thousands were left in the dark
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week. comes after pepco 1 see to more for electricity. with a look atve the outage outrage. >> pepco customers are so upset, they think the utility giant should be shut down. maryland's public service earful in heard an largo. any time the power goes out, dead in the water. you need to hear us. you need to take us seriously. >> they are asking the public feedback in case the agency needs to hold in company more accountable the future. be shut down. but some say they do not deserve hike they are asking for.
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including acrowd representative of a business roundtable praised the performance. given the circumstances, pepco did a remarkable job. their self assessment reads public opinion. say they responded quickly under difficult circumstances. >> that is a different reality anybody experienced in maryland. ask where the utility is falling short. say day today reliability. did stress pepco is listening. the anger andnd frustration. are working hard to overcome that. >> they are hosting a number of meetings in the coming weeks to other utilities in maryland and see how they .erform after that they will decide if any of those companies should
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face fines or not. >> thank you. a mystery and las vegas of billboardsir and the economy. one shows a manic and dangling from the sign. a second to billboard says "hope happy wall street." and it also features a hanging dummy. new at 11:00, a maryland man accused of trying to resell meet being thrown away in garbage dumpsters. rodney sparks took me to from dumpsters and virginia for over resold it in a was running nearby. the need appeared unfit for human consumption. is facing several charges and pretrial nextor a month. ran the travis is out on bail tonight after police say he was
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arrested for an unusual events. of was arrested 60 miles north he was a naked. driving while threatened and after crashing his pontiac trans am. this is his second brush with a lot just this year. law just this year. >>it is muggy, but its august. it looks like a storm is still works for friday. once we get through the storms have a nice weekend. 91 degrees officially at reagan national airport today. average high is 87. we are past statistically the hottest. of summer. that is what we did today at 91.
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was the 43rd time we have or better.ees record is 67. we have had eight days with 100 higher, that is no. 2. 26 times we have been 95 or higher. it is still 81 at reagan national. look at the highs out to the west. late at night kind of hazy but comfortably so. 70's west of the applications. to about 80's. temperatures will not drop much of the humidity in the air. the possibility of a or thunderstorms. most did not develop until 4:00. tomorrow they will develop a little earlier. as we get into the day on
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friday, that is what we have to all week long. the computer model has been predicting four days will hot and humid air mass and give us a higher of widespread thunderstorms friday evening. some will be severe. cooler and drier air will start filter and for the weekend. right now the store prediction anter in oklahoma says is under a slight severe weather on friday. eye on that.an here is your forecast for tomorrow. to lownce, upper 80's 90's. ailing during saturday morning shower. cooler and drier air. start to warm up with humidity next week. nightrsday night is a big the redskins.
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>> another local guy who is starting not tomorrow. we will tell you who that is. you think that jason bourne was the whole story? it's aaron css. who the hell is he? [ dita ] ♪ [ marta ] you've had alterations to two different chromosomes. ♪ it's the most exciting development in the htotory of the science. ♪ i'm not just a science project, doc. ♪ should have left me alon ♪ you okay? let's go. [ male announcer ] "the bourne legacy." rated pg-13. starts friday.
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>> the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers. moving you forward. >> lately the nationals have put to win with acs saving earth defying plays. still winning. tonight gonzalez took the mound. washington hosts the best over 500.h 24 games second inning he takes matters into his own hands. his first home run of his career. lead 2-0.al's they just keep celebrating.
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the pitching staff can hit. in the ninth he completes the hislete game, the second of career. the national's survive 4-3. the braves trying to keep pace with the nationals. philliess beat the 12-6. stillad in the east is four games. the orioles just a half-game out against the mariners. five rbis tonight including doubling and adams jones. steve johnson gets his first win the orioles beat seattle 9-2. even though tim hightower is listed as a starting running back, he will sit out tomorrow. this year, the second overall pick, it is a chance to prove he
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up to the pressure. be going up against one the best defensive linemen in the league. he knows over all he will need be sharper, especially considering the john beck had 10 sacks in buffalo last year. but they do have a really good stout defense of line. be a good test for us. however long those guys are in the game. go.ill be ready to >> keep that take away from him. you can watch preseason football here. the huge baltimore ravens square off against the falcons. begins at 7:00. >> is that why you were ravens purple? you keep hearing amazing things about verizon fios.
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>> surveillance video is the top on wjla.com.y how you can reduce the risk of diabetes. hillary clinton is using her africa for diplomacy and show offer dance skills.
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boasted at clinton move yesterday. she is doing a little line dancing, too. we will be right back. [ mamale announcer ] in 1996,
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prident clinton and a bi-partisan congress helped end welfare as we know it, by requiring work for welfare. but on july 12th, president obama quietly announced a plan to gut welfare reform by dropping worork requiremen. under obama's plan, you wouldn't have to work, and wouldn't have to train for a job -- they just send you your welfare check. and welfareo work goes back to being plain, old welfare.
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mitt romney will restore the work requirement, because it works. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >> final thought tonight. >>muggy out there tonight. a good chance of afternoon storms tomorrow. chance on friday. some of those could be severe. cooler early next week. more typical august weather. >> five days in a row with no nines in the numbers. i like that. thank you for joining us. [ obama ] i'm barack obama and i approve this message.
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i think mitt romney's really out of touch with the average woman's health issues... this is not the 1950s. contraceptption is so importat to women... it's about a woman being able to make decisions... i don't remember anyone as extreme as romney... i'll cut off funding to planned parenthood. i don'dothink mitt romney can even understand the mindset of someone who has to go to planned parenthoodo plannened parenthood. we're going to get rid of that.
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